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Topic: inventory management software

4 Best Practices to Keep You on Top of Your Purchase Orders

If you want to get ahead with your purchase orders, it’s time to look at the best practices to guide you. When you use best practices, you ensure that you have accuracy and control over your purchase orders and can operate at a more efficient rate. Basically, a purchase order is a document between the […] ... Read More

  August 28, 2019     

Mastering the Art of Backorders

With eCommerce sites, you can be selling product 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It’s a powerful retail option for businesses. Your online eCommerce presence can lead to a significant increase in sales. However, what happens if that increase in orders becomes hard to stay on top of? You want to fulfil orders, […] ... Read More

  August 26, 2019     

Overcoming Frustrating Inventory Challenges for Restaurants

Managing inventory can be stressful and time-consuming, and let’s face it, traditional methods of tracking inventory stock aren’t very effective anymore. To help eliminate this stress and save your establishment money, we’ve collated the most common frustrating inventory challenges for restaurant owners and managers. You’ll be delighted to ... Read More

  August 21, 2019     

Inventory Backorders And Their Impact On Inventory Control

Effective inventory control is a balancing act between reducing the costs of holding too much inventory stock with the need to maintain enough stock to meet customer demand. Stockouts in many cases lead to lost sales and customer dissatisfaction but what if there is a customer order that cannot be immediately filled but for which […] ... Read More

  August 20, 2019     

How to Overcome 5 Challenges of Restaurant Inventory Control

Controlling and monitoring inventory stock is an ongoing challenge for may restaurant owners. Properly managing your restaurant inventory is, however, crucial to the financial and operational functions of the restaurant from the perspective of waste reduction and controlling your food costs. May restauranteurs find inventory stocktaking to be a tim ... Read More

  August 12, 2019     

DJ Papers says goodbye to cumbersome software for better cloud-based alternative

DJ Papers were facing a growing problem: their bespoke backend system was hampering business growth and their inventory management was spiralling out of control. We had a chat with Karyn Greenwood, finance manager of DJ Papers on how their team overcame those problems. DJ Papers have been a family-owned and run business since 1972. We […] ... Read More

  August 9, 2019     

Two Major Consequences of Poor Data on Inventory Management

As a business grows, ensuring sales data is accurate can become more and more of a challenge. And when businesses are still small, owners can easily overlook the importance of maintaining oversight of data. But the reality is that accurate data is extremely important to the long term success of a business, and inaccurate data […] ... Read More

  July 24, 2019     

Our Users Take Us Higher — We’re an Inventory Management FrontRunner Again!

Thanks to our users, we’ve reached 250 user reviews, averaging 4.5 stars out of 5 across the Gartner websites: GetApp, Capterra and SoftwareAdvice. We’re committed to providing great software that sits at the heart of many businesses because good products matter! “It is very hard to find a similar system that offers Bill of Materials [&hellip ... Read More

  July 23, 2019     

Unleashed Heads to Glasgow for Brewers Lecture

Brewers Journal is holding Brewers Lectures — a series of half-day lectures to inspire change, encourage discussion and share brewing expertise. This series is held five times a year across the UK and Ireland. The team at Unleashed will be sponsoring and attending the July lectures in Glasgow. We’ll be there to present our tips […] ... Read More

  July 19, 2019     

Is Your Business Sabotaging Inventory Management with Poor Quality Data?

Data plays a critical role in making sure we have the right information to run a business. But what if that information is leading you astray? Data comes through in prolific amounts these days. When it’s coming from just about every direction, it’s probably safe to say that not all data is good data. There’s […] ... Read More

  July 17, 2019     

The Difficulties of Inventory Management and the Approach you Take

The difficulties of inventory management can be minimised simply by utilising purpose-built software, tried and true methods and adjusting one’s approach to it. In this article, we consider the difficulties of inventory management with particular attention to the reactive and proactive approaches to stock control. Reactive inventory control This ... Read More

  July 13, 2019     

Easy Steps Toward Better Sales Quoting

Any business owner will know how important it is to have a streamlined and successful process for sales quoting. In this article, we’ll outline a step by step process for improving the speed and accuracy of sales quoting, to ensure inventory is managed effectively. What is sales quoting? When sales transactions involve the exchange of [&helli ... Read More

  July 4, 2019     

Inventory Control Can Help Improve Your Sales Quoting

Not all sales transactions start with a listed price for goods and services, instead, a sales quote may be used. Sales quoting allows a business to establish a price based on individual consumer requests for the provision of goods and services. Sales quoting explained A sales quote is used in sales transactions for services, or […] ... Read More

  June 25, 2019     

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle a Product Recall?

If your business finds itself in a situation where you have to do a product recall, will you be able to manage it? Safety is at the top of consumer’s minds and it should be at yours. If you send a product to market that is deemed unsafe, you’ll need to be prepared and know […] ... Read More

  June 17, 2019     

Coping With Inventory Uncertainties: The probabilistic model of inventory control

Inventory control is exceedingly difficult if you go into it blind, with no tips and tricks and no supporting software. However, with the right knowledge and methods in place, it can be something you can manage and control with few problems. Part of the art of inventory control lies in the ability to adapt to […] ... Read More

  May 24, 2019     

How Stocktaking Can Shed Light on Inventory Turnover

An accurate stock take ensures that the inventory turnover ratio is going to be a reliable tool. If the numbers are right, business owners can plan for the future. It is a powerful part of inventory management and allows the business to make smarter decisions on what parts of the inventory stock they should invest […] ... Read More

  May 21, 2019     

How You Can Optimise Your Inventory to Save Money

The phrase ‘flushing money down the drain’ can feel like a reality if your inventory isn’t managed properly. Managing inventory can be daunting, but the feeling of losing money because of inventory can be even worse. Mistakes from a stock take can be costly: dead stock lying around the warehouse can take up storage costs […] ... Read More

  May 13, 2019     

Understanding Inventory Par Levels in Business

As any business owner or inventory manager knows, balancing inventory and managing inventory levels effectively can be the backbone of any business. While a company is smaller, managing inventory may be a relatively simple task, but it can quickly become more and more difficult as the business growth along with the customer base. In this […] ... Read More

  May 4, 2019     

Making Smarter Merchandising Decisions with Better Inventory Management

Selecting the appropriate types and quantities of merchandise for your business can be a real challenge, especially as your business begins to grow. Managing your inventory well can help take the guesswork out of purchasing decisions, and lead to more profitability and less wastage. In this article, we explore how business owners and inventory mana ... Read More

  April 20, 2019     

The Impact of a Multichannel Strategy on Your Entire Supply Chain

Multichannel retail strategies open up selling opportunities to the vendor, increasing the level of interaction with consumers and offering a more and more customised approach to retail. However, this does not come without impact to the supply chain, both positive and negative. So, what are some of the effects to be aware of? Top of […] ... Read More

  April 17, 2019     

Centralised Inventory Management: Is it right for you?

Inventory management is a game changer when it comes to retail profitability. When your inventory is managed well, other parts of your business reap the benefits. However, the importance of inventory management isn’t always appreciated and can be overlooked by business owners. This is interesting because, from a financial point of view, inventory ... Read More

  April 11, 2019     

Improving the Picking Process with Inventory Management Techniques

Inventory management is all about balancing supply with demand and ensuring neither supply nor demand becomes out of control. However, it is also about paying attention to what happens in the middle, and even if supply and demand meet happily, ensuring that every internal step is as efficient and cost-effective as possible. The internal step [&hell ... Read More

  March 28, 2019